LIRR Escorted Tour: North Fork Fruit and Hard Cider

Escorted Tour

78 days left (10/5/24)

Photo credit: Discover Long Island

ATTENTION: The July 13th Tour has been cancelled due to expected inclement weather.

Visit Long Island’s North Fork for a fun day at the orchards!

We will visit Riverhead Ciderhouse for tastings of a wide selection of naturally harvested ciders, local beer and wine, and other treats. Next, enjoy picking fresh fruit at Wickham’s Farms, one of the largest farms on Long Island, offering a delicious variety of freshly baked goods. We will also visit the historic village of Greenport for shopping and local dining.

2024 Schedule:
Saturday, July 13, 2024 - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Saturday, August 24, 2024
Saturday, October 5, 2024

The MTA Deal

This escorted tour package includes discounted round-trip rail, bus transportation, tastings at Riverhead Ciderhouse, fruit picking at Wickham’s Fruit Farms, and a visit to the village of Greenport.

  • $99.75 per adult ($69.50 per child ages 5-11) for Saturday, July 13, 2024

  • $101.75 per adult ($71.50 per child ages 5-11) for Saturday, August 24, 2024

  • $103.75 per adult ($73.50 per child ages 5-11) for Saturday, October 5, 2024

How to Get Your Tickets

Tickets may be purchased at Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines and ticket windows at LIRR stations*. Select "MTA Away Deals," then, "Escorted Tours," then the tour.

Multiple tickets/vouchers will print. Be sure to take all items dispensed and board the rear train car. This tour has limited space availability.

* Tickets will be available at ticket vending machines up to the Wednesday before the tour and available at ticket windows until the day of the tour.

Important Information

Please check for train times and track assignments on the TrainTime App, digital signage, or information booth on the day of tour. Remember to board the rear car of the Montauk train at Jamaica. Tours are subject to cancellation, please check the status of the tour on the web or by calling (718) 217-5477. Also, customers are encouraged to call (718) 558-7419 to confirm their attendance prior to the tour. All train times, prices and dates may be subject to change. There is a transfer to a bus at Westhampton Station. This escorted tour involves considerable walking to fully experience the destination.

Get Going

Train Schedule
Penn Station: departs @ 7:44 AM*; returns @ 8:31 PM
Atlantic Terminal: departs @ 7:41 AM*; returns @ 8:24 PM
Grand Central: departs @ 7:38 AM*; returns @ 8:36 PM
Woodside: departs @ 7:44 AM*; returns @ 8:20 PM
Jamaica: departs @ 8:13 AM**; returns @ 8:00 PM
Babylon: departs @ 8:52 AM; returns @ 7:16 PM

* transfer at Jamaica to the rear car of the Montauk train
** tour originates



Board the rear car of the Montauk train at Jamaica

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